Mo. 02.12.2019

GESIS lecture series

As part of the GESIS lecture series, Center of Excellence Women and Science organizes a colloquium with two lectures on “Sexual harassment and sexualized violence in higher education”. The colloquium will be held in English.

Alice Farneti M. A., (University Bielefeld) will talk about “The Movement against sexual violence on campus in Montrealer universities”.
{…} During the presentation, Alice Farneti will examine how students’ stakeholders and feminist groups negotiate with the institutions to develop anti-violence policies, with the aim of exploring the political process that stands behind the creation of policies.

Alice Farneti M. A. is a doctoral researcher at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS). Her research project focuses on the politics against sexual violence in Quebecer universities. She is particularly interested in the activism against sexual violence on campus and its relation with the academic institutions.

Dr. Lisa Mense and Dr. Heike Mauer (Coordination Office of the Women’s & Gender Research Network NRW) will address “Activities against sexual harassment and gender-based violence in higher education. An analysis of Guidelines in NRW” in their lecture.
{…} In their presentation, Dr. Lisa Mense and Dr. Heike Mauer address how higher education institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia (universities, universities for applied science as well as colleges of art and music) implement anti-discrimination law and how they put recommendations against sexual harassment and GBV into action.

Dr. Lisa Mense and Dr. Heike Mauer are both research associates at the Coordination Office of the Women’s & Gender Research Network NRW, University of Duisburg-Essen. Their research focuses on Gender Equality in Higher Education. They are co-writers of the “Gender-Report 2019. Hochschulentwicklungen, Gleichstellungspraktiken, genderspezifische Entgeltstatistik”, which will be published by the end of 2019.


13:30 – 15:30 Uhr


GESIS Cologne, Conference Room OST, Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8, 50667 Köln





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